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Companies Need to Innovate or Risk Dying

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.10.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

That's right. How companies react to failure is an important part of their success. And, if companies fail to innovate in our increasingly competitive world, they risk dying.

One Extra Second In 2015 Could Break The Internet

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.08.2015 | Technology

This June, scientists will add exactly one second to the clock, a seemingly minor alteration that could wreak havoc for computers and websites across ...

Syria's Young Diamonds: Turkey-Syria Border (Part 5)

Shermin Kruse | Posted 03.09.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

While some of the young are despondent, looking for nothing more than to grow old enough to die, the vast majority still dream of something better and are willing to do what it takes to climb themselves out of "The Lost Generation" that the international human-rights community has labeled them. Among these hopefuls, leaders emerge, those with an intense devotion to learning.

2015 Educational Technology Forecast: Increasingly Cloudy Skies

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.08.2015 | Education
Jason Saltmarsh

By 2019, schools will be spending nearly 19 billion dollars per year on educational technology. That's a lot of leverage. Educate your administrators and board members and let them know what you need. The forecast is cloudy, and that's a good thing.

Good News for Women In Tech

Molly Reynolds | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Molly Reynolds

Women are certainly still transitioning into workplace equality, particularly in tech -- which is why we're always seeing headlines that display shocking statistics about the lack of women in leadership roles.

The End of the American Middle Class?

Steven Strauss | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics
Steven Strauss

In the brave new world envisioned by pundits, we will all be micro-entrepreneurs with personal brands -- each of us controlling our own destiny, selling our services into digitally enabled markets. Traditional employers and wage slavery will be extinct.

2014's Most Popular Google Searches Tell A Powerful Story

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

A person's search history can reveal a lot, and as Google found, people around the world searched for one encouraging thing more than anything else: h...

The Greatest Google Travel Hack You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.31.2014 | Travel

We're not sure why we've never heard about this before -- but as they say, it's better late than never. Unless you're dealing with a late flight, t...

Top 10 Most-Googled Terms in Illinois in 2014

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.01.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Google has released its list of the most-searched terms on its website for 2014, revealing exactly what people throughout the world, the U.S., Illinois and Chicago were most interested in learning more about this year.

6 Reasons 2014 Was a Good Year for Climate Action

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.01.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When we heard about Federal cuts to environmental initiatives, we couldn't help but think of the potential disaster when climate-denying forces really take power next year. So here are six reasons to be optimistic under even the most climate-denying Congress.

Google's Year In Review Video Might Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology

Who knew searching for stuff online could cause so many feelings?

Traffic To Gmail Blocked In China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 02.28.2015 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese access to Google Inc.'s email service has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access to the U.S. co...

On Memory, Medication, and Meditation

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

I was always the guy who remembered everything, from baseball stats to the B-sides of obscure singles to phone numbers I hadn't dialed in decades. But recently, finding my eyeglasses and keys had required more and more sleuthing.

Zero to One: An Idea for Our Time

Max Benavidez | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Max Benavidez

For Thiel, the intelligently designed startup that will eventually evolve into what he calls the creative monopoly is the key to a brighter future for our world.

Patriotism & History: Lessons from Sony

Mark Weinstein | Posted 02.20.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Sony is a weakened company today, more by their response than by the hack itself. They squandered a remarkable opportunity to turn lemons into lemonade and deny any win to the hackers while honorably admitting their mistakes in data security.

Signs of Life at Blackberry

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.21.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Just when many had considered Blackberry dead, it is showing signs of life. The company took a wrong turn when it lost its focus and tried to chase the consumer market that rapidly became the domain of the iPhone and Android platforms.

Librarians! What Are We Hiding?

Roz Warren | Posted 02.21.2015 | Books
Roz Warren

Are librarians still relevant? Useful? What does being a 21st century librarian mean, really? Who exactly are we? And how does the world see us? I decided to perform a quick Google search and find out.

Type These Words Into Gchat And Instantly Delight Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology

You may have noticed some new little animations popping up in your Gchats when you're extra excited or "laughing." The animations started out as an...

Sorry Google, This Isn't About SOPA, It's About You

Tom Galvin | Posted 02.18.2015 | Technology
Tom Galvin

Google, no matter how you spin it, your alleged willingness to help criminals and other bad actors is under scrutiny. And it will continue to be so until you change your behavior and live up to your promise to be a great company.

A Tech Solution for Domestic Harmony

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 02.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hoyt Hilsman

I got a very rude shock when I opened my power and water bill last month. The combination of a hot summer and the ongoing drought in California mea...

Dana Liebelson

Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General, Alleging Internet Censorship

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

Google is taking an attorney general to court on the grounds that his actions could threaten the freedom of the Internet. The tech giant sued Missi...

eBay Splits From Controversial Political Group ALEC

Reuters | Deepa Seethharaman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

Dec 18 (Reuters) - eBay Inc said on Thursday that it will end its association with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political group that o...

Coming Soon: Cell Phones That See Like We Do

Turnstyle | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) We may call the devices in our pockets "smartphones," but they are relatively blunt instruments. Designed to respond...

Dana Liebelson

Emails Show Hollywood Worked With A State Attorney General To Push Its Anti-Piracy Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

Recently leaked emails shed light on how Hollywood is working with state attorneys general to try and push anti-piracy policies that are largely unpop...

The Most Googled Model of 2014 May Surprise You

Modelinia | Posted 02.17.2015 | Style
Modelinia

Here at Modelinia though, we're far more interested in seeing how our favorite models faired across the Internet. Thanks to Style.com, we now have the answer!